Taxonomy of Chrysophyllum cainito
Scientific classification of Chrysophyllum cainito
Species: C. cainito
Binomial name :-Chrysophyllum cainito
Common names of Chrysophyllum cainito
Star-apple , Taraphal.
Description and uses of Chrysophyllum cainito plant
A medium sized evergreen tree.
They are also planted in gardens .
The fruit is slightly larger than a Chiku fruit and when cut open shows 8 to 10 compartments arranged like a star (hence the name star-apple).
It contains small amount of sugar and is not much relished.